[arch-general] Programs Not Closing

Eric Barons eric.barons at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 15:57:15 EDT 2011


i have exactly the same problem.

----- Mail original -----
De: "Squall Lionheart" <headmastersquall at gmail.com>
À: "General Discussion about Arch Linux" <arch-general at archlinux.org>
Envoyé: Mercredi 26 Octobre 2011 21:53:11
Objet: Re: [arch-general] Programs Not Closing

On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 12:34 PM, Roman V.Leon. <roman-vl at meta.ua> wrote:

> 26.10.2011 22:10, Squall Lionheart пишет:
>  On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 11:53 AM, Roman V.Leon.<roman-vl at meta.ua>  wrote:
>>  26.10.2011 20:53, Squall Lionheart пишет:
>>>  Hello,
>>>> Ever since the upgrade to KDE 4.7 several weeks ago, a lot of programs
>>>> seem
>>>> to hang in the Task Manager after I close them.  They will remain for a
>>>> long
>>>> time or until I open another application.  I also have an occasional
>>>> application crash when I shutdown.  Unfortunately, the crash message
>>>> tells
>>>> me nothing of what program is crashing and I'm not sure if it's related.
>>>> My question for everyone is regarding the programs hanging around since
>>>> it's
>>>> a regular thing and is most likely the cause of the latter.  Is this a
>>>> common thing or do I have some conflict somewhere, or a service that
>>>> isn't
>>>> happy?
>>>> I run pacman -Suy almost daily and use Firefox, Thunderbird, Kopete,
>>>> Yakuake, VirtualBox, Terminal, Kwrite, and BOINC on a regular bases.  I
>>>> put
>>>> my system to sleep nightly and shutdown at the end of the week.
>>>> DAEMONS=(syslog-ng dbus network !netfs crond alsa @cupsd @boinc @samba).
>>>> I hope that's enough info.
>>>> Thank you
>>>>  What you mean under "Task Manager" ? The thing is i have similar
>>>> problem
>>> after update to KDE 4.7 - some programs exist in task panel some time,
>>> after
>>> I closed them. For example after i closing firefox i can see it's
>>> shortcut
>>> in task panel.
>>> --
>>> Cheers,
>>> Roman V.Leon.
>> I am referring to the same thing.  The Task panel is named Task Manager.
>> After I close an application, the space it would take on the panel remains
>> and the icon changes to the X no icon image (I think it's the xorg
>> icon/logo).  After this happens, the only way to get rid of it is to open
>> and close another application or to wait a long time.
>> Do you think Desktop Search, Nepomnk or akonadi would have anything to do
>> with this?  I had them disabled for a long time then enabled them after
>> the
>> 4.7 update since I was constantly being nagged about them being disabled.
>> Would rather not have them at all in my opinion.
>>  I don't think it's search systems behaviour, i had disabled them about a
> year ago(when system was installed) and never used them. I was under
> impression that i'm just the only one lucky with this issue, now it seems
> that it's a bug which became visible after update.
> --
> Cheers,
> Roman V.Leon.

I'm glad I'm not the only one with the problem.  Do you suspect anything in
particular, or does it feel like a KDE bug?

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